What’s Needed for a Senior-Friendly Community?

A new grant will support research into how well the local community meets the needs of local older adults and what can be added to create an environment supporting this growing age group.

3rd Annual “Run Around the Town” 5K for Eatonville Youth Draws 60 Participants

There were nearly as many community volunteers as runners at the 5K supporting Eatonville’s efforts to get healthy.

UCF Distinguished Lecture Series Looks at the Intersection of Planning, Health, and Poverty

Keynote speaker Anna Ricklin discussed multiple strategies planning professionals can use to improve the health of community residents.

Florida Partnership Working to Improve Healthy Food Access

The Partnership, a collaborative including six Florida-based health funders, is supporting efforts by the Food Trust to structure and implement a healthy food financing program in Florida.

Mayors’ Sole Challenge Participants Brave Cold for Fun and Fellowship

The third annual free event, organized by Healthy Central Florida (HCF), drew more than 450 residents to walk and enjoy fun and fellowship.

Walking Classroom Tones Bodies and Builds Brainpower

Local teachers are testing an innovative program called the Walking Classroom that combines learning with physical activity.

Morning Star School Enhancements Designed to Boost Student Health

Funds honoring the legacy of former WPHF trustee Mary Rumberger are being used to bring about healthy changes at the school serving special needs students.

Pilot Fitness Program Will Focus on Eatonville Seniors

A free senior fitness program aimed at boosting overall fitness and reducing health complications will be launched at Healthy Eatonville Place (HEP).

Healthy Central Florida Inspires Good Health & Fun

The 3rd Annual Mayors’ Sole Challenge is just one example of healthy changes taking place locally through the leadership from Healthy Central Florida (HCF). Founded by Florida Hospital and the Winter Park Health Foundation, HCF is focused on making Central Florida the healthiest community in the U.S.